Fred W. Penrod, 67, of DeGraff, passed away at 4 p.m. on Friday, April 11, 2014 at Mary Rutan Hospital.
He was born in Bellefontaine, Ohio on September 23, 1946 to the late Donald F. and Dorothy Penrod. On May 20, 1966 he married the former Jackie Finfrock and she survives.
He is also survived by his three children Kim (Jeff) Sanford of DeGraff, Lezlie (Jon) Penrod of DeGraff and Eric Penrod of Bellefontaine; seven grandchildren Brandon, Meagan, Tyler, Camren, Lauryn, Ethan and Keira; and many nieces and nephews.
A self-employed contractor, Fred was a U.S. Army veteran and attended the Quincy United Methodist Church. He enjoyed boating, camping and his trade of building things. He was family oriented and dedicated his life to his family and friends. Fred was a caring man and possessed a wonderful sense of humor. He especially enjoyed the time he spent playing cards with his poker buddies. Simply stated…Fred just loved life!
Pastor C. Franklin James will officiate a funeral service at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at the Quincy United Methodist Church, 111 South Street, Quincy. Visitation will be Monday, April 14th from 4-8 p.m. and one hour prior to the funeral on Tuesday. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery in Quincy.
Memorial contributions may be made to Logan County Cancer Society, c/o Mary Rutan Foundation, 205 Palmer Avenue, Bellefontaine, Ohio 43311 or Five Loaves Food Pantry, P.O. Box 46, Quincy, Ohio 43343.
Funeral arrangements are in the care of the Daring & Sanford Funeral Home in DeGraff.